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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Winter driving reminder: Snowplows require extra room to operate

Kenosha County snowplow

With another winter driving season already upon us, the Kenosha County Division of Highways reminds motorists to use extra caution when driving near snowplows.

Furthermore, drivers should consider staying off roadways whenever possible when winter storms m...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Construction to begin on aerial adventure park in Bristol Woods Park

Bristol Woods Park sign

Work on a new aerial adventure park within Kenosha County’s Bristol Woods Park is scheduled to begin this week.

The park, set to open by summer 2019, is the result of a partnership between Kenosha County Parks and Boundless Adventures, a New York-based com...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

$1 million in grants available for housing repairs across southern Wisconsin

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A recent grant award will allow for the continuation of a program that provides financial aid for home repairs for non-city residents in Kenosha County.

The Wisconsin Department of Administration’s Division of Housing awarded $1 million to the Southern Hou...

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

2019 county budget lowers taxes, increases services and commitment to infrastructure

2019 budget presentation

County Executive Jim Kreuser delivered the 2019 Budget Proposal to the Kenosha County Board of Supervisors on Oct. 2, 2018. This budget includes a reduction in property taxes, along with an increased commitment to infrastructure improvements.

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

Petrifying Springs Golf Course now closed for the season

Petrifying Springs Golf Course in the fall

Petrifying Springs Golf Course is now closed for the season, Daniel Drier, Kenosha County’s general manager of golf operations, announced today.

“We’re sorry to say goodbye for 2018, but with the snow that’s on the ground and looking at the weather forecas...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

County Board Chairman appoints Daniel Gaschke to fill vacant 7th District seat

Daniel Gaschke

Kenosha County Board Chairman Daniel Esposito tonight appointed Daniel Gaschke to fill the vacant 7th District seat on the board.

Gaschke, who was confirmed by the County Board on a unanimous vote, succeeds Supervisor Dayvin Hallmon, who resigned from the ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

Brighton Dale Links now closed for the season

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One of Kenosha County’s two golf facilities will close for the season this week, while the other will remain open until further notice, weather dependent.

Brighton Dale Links will be closed beginning Thursday, Nov. 8, Daniel Drier, the county’s general man...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Clara-Lin Tappa appointed, confirmed as Kenosha County human resources director

Clara Tappa

An experienced corporate administrator will serve as Kenosha County’s new director of human resources.

Clara-Lin Tappa’s appointment to the position was approved unanimously by the County Board Tuesday night. Since May, Tappa has worked alongside longtime ...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

Kenosha County Tree Program adds online store

Maple trees

Kenosha County’s Tree and Shrub Program is now offering people the opportunity to make purchases through an online store.

The program, which has sold nearly one million trees to residents over the last 25 years, previously accepted orders only through pape...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Kenosha County to offer Narcan training twice monthly


Beginning in January, the Kenosha County Division of Health will offer Narcan (naloxone) Nasal Spray training the first Monday and third Thursday of each month at the Kenosha County Job Center, 8600 Sheridan Road.

Training is free, and a free Narcan nasal ...

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